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Christmas Lunches

Heading to #FestiveChester for Christmas shopping or sightseeing?  Step away from the crowds and relax over lunch inside our stunning 13th century monk’s dining hall – the Refectory Café.  Christmas Lunch is now being served for pre-booked parties.

To reserve your table, call 01244 500964

Three courses – £21.95 including coffee & chocolate mints
Two courses – £16.95 including coffee & chocolate mints


First Courses
Ham hock roulade with a pea and crispy lettuce salad
Curry spiced parsnip soup with golden croutons and a sprinkling of parsley
Smoked mackerel salad with confit tomatoes, crostini and a lemon and dill dressing

Main Courses
Roasted duck in a chilli and honey sauce served with fried cauliflower and creamed potatoes
Mustard and butter-basted turkey, wrapped in bacon
Spicy bread-crusted cod fillet flavoured with herbs and a confit yolk
Slow roast ham with a sticky ginger glaze

Traditional Christmas pudding served with brandy butter
Mulled wine poached pear served with cinnamon ice cream
Rich chocolate brownies served with hot chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream

Coffee and chocolate mints